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#11733027 - 07/20/16 03:27 PM Need suggestions on how to get a snake out of a boat
bobrfishes Offline
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Registered: 02/11/10
Posts: 667
Loc: Lake Fork & Longview Texas
Was on the phone with the wife while fishing and saw movement. A 18" water snake had joined me. Don 't know when or how but it's in the boat. Tried to catch it but it got into one of the many places in a boat where it can hide.

Does anyone have a suggestion about how to catch it? The wife would go with burning the boat but I want something a little less radical. All help is appreciated!

PM with suggestions- Please
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#11733075 - 07/20/16 04:04 PM Re: Need suggestions on how to get a snake out of a boat [Re: bobrfishes]
fouzman Offline
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Registered: 01/20/09
Posts: 44826
Loc: Houston, TX
Mouse on a string. Wait for the snake.
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#11733093 - 07/20/16 04:19 PM Re: Need suggestions on how to get a snake out of a boat [Re: bobrfishes]
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House fogger for bugs. Open all hatches and disconnect battery first. Or just let it get out by itself.
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#11733322 - 07/20/16 06:43 PM Re: Need suggestions on how to get a snake out of a boat [Re: bobrfishes]
Bobby Milam Offline
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Registered: 07/13/14
Posts: 2476
Loc: Arlington
How big is it? If not too big, sticky mouse traps will get him. Put them where he'll have to crawl over and get stuck but they'll need to be secured down with something. If you can get to it, get snake tongs to reach in and grab him. Animal control might help you out with that. Blow some smoke up in the area and it might scare him out

When he gets hungry, he'll leave but that can take awhile and you'll never know.

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#11733377 - 07/20/16 07:17 PM Re: Need suggestions on how to get a snake out of a boat [Re: bobrfishes]
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Registered: 09/25/06
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popcorn put some popcorn in the boat to eat, when the snake get thirsty and leaves for a beer,
grab him... cheers

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#11733490 - 07/20/16 08:10 PM Re: Need suggestions on how to get a snake out of a boat [Re: bobrfishes]
Freeman Clark Online   content
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Registered: 03/18/05
Posts: 1343
Loc: Temple, Texas
My vote is with the wife .Burn boat.

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#11733646 - 07/20/16 09:22 PM Re: Need suggestions on how to get a snake out of a boat [Re: bobrfishes]
kevine80 Online   content
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Registered: 11/20/15
Posts: 440
Loc: humble texas
shotgun and bondo !

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#11733653 - 07/20/16 09:26 PM Re: Need suggestions on how to get a snake out of a boat [Re: bobrfishes]
standalone Offline
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Registered: 12/06/09
Posts: 463
Loc: South of Oklahoma - North of M...
A mouse in a minnow trap

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#11733697 - 07/20/16 09:50 PM Re: Need suggestions on how to get a snake out of a boat [Re: bobrfishes]
Abogue77 Online   content
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Registered: 05/08/13
Posts: 114
Loc: Tyler, TX
Put the boat out in the sun for a few days, he'll get hot and leave.


Edited by Abogue77 (07/20/16 10:20 PM)

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#11735619 - 07/21/16 09:24 PM Re: Need suggestions on how to get a snake out of a boat [Re: bobrfishes]
Hog Jaw Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/09/08
Posts: 1718
Loc: The Great State of Texas
Don't worry about getting it out , sell it

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#11735623 - 07/21/16 09:27 PM Re: Need suggestions on how to get a snake out of a boat [Re: Hog Jaw]
dustinmoorman Offline
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Registered: 07/18/16
Posts: 129
Loc: Rockwall, Tx
Originally Posted By: Hog Jaw
Don't worry about getting it out , sell it


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#11735810 - 07/21/16 11:11 PM Re: Need suggestions on how to get a snake out of a boat [Re: bobrfishes]
GROD Online   content
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Registered: 09/12/10
Posts: 1037
Loc: Eagle Mountain
If you don't see the snake removed you will always think a snake is in the boat! You also don't want the snake to die in a location of the boat you can't get to because you will never get the smell to go away. I vote a large rat trap and put a dead mouse on it from a pet store. May take a few nights, but eventually you will get him. Just hope a neighborhood cat doesn't come first. Good luck!

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#11736029 - 07/22/16 07:53 AM Re: Need suggestions on how to get a snake out of a boat [Re: bobrfishes]
GarySHO Offline
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Registered: 07/23/10
Posts: 11401
Loc: Haworth, Ok
fill it up with water, he will come out.
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#11736513 - 07/22/16 12:01 PM Re: Need suggestions on how to get a snake out of a boat [Re: bobrfishes]
KingwoodCat Online   content
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Registered: 10/30/04
Posts: 37543
Loc: Broaddus TX
Originally Posted By: bobrfishes
Was on the phone with the wife while fishing and saw movement. A 18" water snake had joined me. Don 't know when or how but it's in the boat. Tried to catch it but it got into one of the many places in a boat where it can hide.

Does anyone have a suggestion about how to catch it? The wife would go with burning the boat but I want something a little less radical. All help is appreciated!

PM with suggestions- Please


Go to Home Depot, buy some "Snake Away" and sprinkle it in the various compartments.
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#11736566 - 07/22/16 12:19 PM Re: Need suggestions on how to get a snake out of a boat [Re: bobrfishes]
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Registered: 07/31/12
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Loc: North Texas - God's Country
Just name it. It's a pet now.
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